ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - Virginia State Police say another fire on the Eastern Shore Sunday night is believed to be the work of an arsonist.
Sgt. Michelle Anaya with the Virginia State Police said agents were dispatched to a structure fire on Route 13 in Nelsonia around 11:30 p.m. The two-story commercial building was abandoned.
According to Anaya, the fire was discovered shortly after it was started, so the structure suffered little damage.
Investigators believe the arsons along the Eastern Shore since November are the work of several people. They are following several leads in the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call Virginia State Police. A $5,000 reward is being offered.
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